Ashley Banjo’s new dance-dating TV series launched on Thursday night (January 10th).

The star of dance troupe Diversity and judge on Dancing on Ice 2018 will be joined by a host of familiar faces throughout the Channel 4 series.

Here’s everything we know about the Flirty Dancing cast, from performers to teachers.

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Flirty Dancing Cast – Ashley Banjo

The host of the show is, of course, Ashley – after all, it his name on the title!

A street dancer from Essex, Ashley rose to fame in 2009 when his dance troupe, Diversity, won Britain’s Got Talent series 3.

Ashley was not only the lead dancer but the choreographer, too.

The 30-year-old soon made the step across to TV where he is now a judge on ITV series Dancing on Ice as well as Sky 1 talent show Got to Dance.

Ashley and his now wife, Francesca, got married in July 2015. They have been together for over 10 years and are expecting their first child together.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 25: Ashley Banjo attends the National Television Awards on January 25, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Jordan Banjo

Jordan is Ashley’s younger brother, who helped form dance group Diversity.

The 26-year-old has also made a successful step across to TV and is one of the current judges on BBC dance show The Greatest Dancer.

Jord and girlfriend Naomi have a son called Cassius Ashley.

There’s also one other member of the Banjo family gang, little sister Talisa.

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 20: Jordan Banjo attends the Together For Short Livessss ‘Nutcracker Ball’ at One Marylebone on November 20, 2018 in London, England. Money raised during the event hosted by patron Simon Cowell and partner Disney UK will go towards creating moments that matter for seriously ill children. The Nutcracker Ball is to be held in aid of families facing the heartbreak of knowing their child will die young. It will raise vital funds to support families caring for seriously ill children, and to receive the care and support they need to make the most of every moment together. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Together For Short Livessss)

Perri Kiely

The final part of the three-man team that will be scrubbing up the civilians’ dance moves is Perri Kiely.

You guessed it, he’s another Diversity dancer.

Perri was one of the most memorable members of the gang with his big shaggy hair. However, he’s all grown up now!

The 23-year-old has appeared on E4’s Celebs Go Dating and Celebrity Bake Off in the past. Here’s how he looked in 2009 vs now!

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 06: Perri Luc Kiely of Diversity attends a photocall to launch Disney XD at Covent Garden on August 6, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 26: Perri Kiely (L) and Jordan Banjo attend the BAFTA Children’s Awards at The Roundhouse on November 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Flirty Dancing: Episode 1

Flirty Dancing episode one featured James and Hannah.

Also, Dan and Luke, who performed an energetic performance in an art gallery.

More on them here…

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There are five episodes in total and episode 2 will feature classroom leader James and children’s home manager Jess, alongside Stephanie and graphic designer Baz.

More on them to come shortly!

 

WATCH FLIRTY DANCING EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT ON CHANNEL 4, AT 10 PM.

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